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Famous Graphic Designers Offer Advice on Design and Life to the Young
Famous Graphic Designers Offer Advice on Design and Life to the Young

“Work your ass off + Don’t be an asshole”

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Mathemusician Vi Hart Explains Space-Time with a Music Box and a Möbius Strip
Mathemusician Vi Hart Explains Space-Time with a Music Box and a Möbius Strip

The fabric of the universe via backwards Bach.

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Measurement: Exploring the Whimsy of Math through Playful Patterns, Shape and Motion
Measurement: Exploring the Whimsy of Math through Playful Patterns, Shape and Motion

“What makes a mathematician is not technical skill or encyclopedic knowledge but insatiable curiosity and a desire for simple beauty.”

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How to Save Science: Education, the Gender Gap, and the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers
How to Save Science: Education, the Gender Gap, and the Next Generation of Creative Thinkers

“The skills of the 21st century need us to create scholars who can link the unlinkable.”

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Susan Sontag’s Radical Vision for Remixing Education
Susan Sontag’s Radical Vision for Remixing Education

A new order of knowledge for cultivating lifelong learning.

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Neil deGrasse Tyson on Scientific Literacy, Education, and the Poetry of the Cosmos
Neil deGrasse Tyson on Scientific Literacy, Education, and the Poetry of the Cosmos

“Science is a way of equipping yourself with the tools to interpret what happens in front of you.”

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